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There’s no solid evidence that people get addicted to social media — and using it could actually be beneficial

Most smartphone research is characterized by bad science. There is actually little to no harm in using phones and social media. The impact may even be positive.

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Cardio exercise has significant beneficial effects on the brain and body. Here are the most important ways it improves your health.

A deadly drug epidemic sweeping the US has caused ER visits for overdoses to jump 30%

Every year, thousands of patients receive a prescription for drugs ranging from morphine to fentanyl — and every year thousands of people die from an overdose.

An influential group of doctors says all teens should get screened for depression — here are some of the questions they ask

The American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations on Monday suggesting that all young people 12 years and older be screened for depression yearly.

The most popular drugs prescribed for depression work — but they’re not perfect

Written by a team of 18 specialists, the review found that all of the 21 antidepressant drugs they studied worked better at treating depression than a placebo.

A study of people over 90 linked drinking with a long life — but there’s a sizable catch when it comes to your brain health

Evidence suggests that drinking — even moderately — is not an overwhelmingly healthy habit.

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

When contrasting weed and alcohol, there are lots of factors to consider, including effects on your heart, brain, and behavior. One seems to be worse for you.

There’s even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

A new study found evidence that the less frequently people exercised, the weaker their brain's white matter and the more poorly they did on cognitive tests.

6 strange things love does to your brain and body

Love may not be a drug, but it can certainly feel like one.

An American says she suddenly woke up with a British accent — here’s what really happened

Despite sounding made up, Foreign Accent Syndrome makes more sense when you think about the minute changes that characterize what we perceive to be an accent.